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1-DECANOL ICSC: 1490
Date of Peer Review: April 2005

Decane-1-ol
n-Decyl alcohol
Capric alcohol
Nonyl carbinol
n-Decanol
CAS # 112-30-1 C10H22O / CH3(CH2)9OH
RTECS # HE4375000 Molecular mass: 158.28
UN # 3082
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Water spray. Carbon dioxide. Alcohol-resistant foam. Dry powder.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Dry skin. Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Burning sensationin the throat and chest. Nausea. Vomiting.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Give plenty of water to drink.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and vapours. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Cover the spilled material with absorbent. Collect leaking liquid in sealable containers.
Marine pollutant.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM6-III
NFPA Code: H0; F2; R0;
Separated from strong oxidants, acid anhydrides and acid chlorides. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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1-DECANOL ICSC: 1490
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on burning producing irritating fumes. Reacts violently with acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system at high levels.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The liquid defats the skin.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 230C
Melting point: 7C
Density: 0.83 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 0.37 (very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: 1
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 5.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 1.01
Flash point: 108C c.c.
Auto-ignition temperature: 255C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 0.7-5.5
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.23 (calculated)
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
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IPCS, CEC 1999